Stories in Spain declare that Leicester City have confirmed their interest in Marseille star Florian Thauvin by offering him a deal forward of the anticipated summer time rush.
Thauvin, 28, has been on the Foxes’ radar for a protracted time. Back in October it was reported that that they had contacted wingers’ representatives a couple of summer time deal.
And now it appears as if Brendan Rodgers has tried to leap the gun to the former Newcastle man. Estadio Deportivo (through Sport Witness) studies that Leicester’s is the ‘last identified offer’ for the midfielder.
Thauvin can be out of contract in the summertime. Marseille offered him new phrases however has dug in his heels and appears to be like prone to leave within the off-season.
Capped 20 instances by France, the midfielder has played most of his skilled football for L’OM. He joined them from Bastia in the summertime of 2013 and made 81 appearances earlier than shifting to St James’ Park.
Issues did not work out in Newcastle and he returned to Marseille for the second half of the 2015-2016 marketing campaign. After a everlasting re-signing, the Orleans man has added an extra 192 appearances to his account.
However it appears to be off on the end of 2020-2021.
Thauvin performs hardball over a deal
Many golf equipment are considered fascinated about Thauvin and a free switch will enchantment. Though there can be no charge concerned, the Frenchman is said to demand a big salary.
Estadio claims agent Bruno Satin set out the phrases for any deal.
“Thauvin is asking for a net annual salary of between 4 and 4.5 million euros, and no one needs to present it to him as we speak,” they quote him as saying.
Leicester is believed to have offered the extensive man a four-year deal value € 3.5m a season. That doesn’t appear to achieve what he wants and might require rethinking.
However the East Midlands might want to act rapidly as different golf equipment circle. Sevilla, Tottenham, Roma and Naples have all been credited with interest.
Thauvin holds all of the issues in any deal, with free agent standing giving his agent appreciable bargaining energy. Nevertheless, it won’t wish to value itself out of the market, with many golf equipment having tight funding due to the pandemic.
Marseille are having fun with an honest season at Ligue 1. They sit sixth within the standings and are difficult for Europa League locations. However even European football will not be sufficient to maintain Thauvin on the membership.
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